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Dress up your Camera!

Even if you have a tiny budget but still want to give your Holga and/or Recesky TLR a new look, you can! All you need is a printer, sticker paper and a dash of creativity (:

As we all know, the Holga camera comes in boring solid colours and the Recesky TLR in only black! Now, you can make your cameras uniquely yours, just skin it!

What you need:

  • Scissors
  • A colour printer
  • Sticker paper (get these from your local bookstore, A4 size works best)
  • A Holga and/or Recesky TLR!
  • Template(s)
  • An image processing software like Photoshop or Gimp

Using the respective templates for both cameras, all you need do is to decide exactly how you want your cameras to look like! I looked for seamless patterns on the net and downloaded them into my image processing software i.e. Gimp. Use these patterns to fill up the template to your liking. Besides patterns you can also use images, icons, photos…anything!

Both templates are A4 sized so all you need to do is save them as a new file once you’re happy with the design, then print! Cut along the solid lines and peel off the sticker backing to skin your camera!
That’s it, easy peasy! :D

PS: PM me if you want any of the two templates! (:

The Holga Family is known for its saturation, shadowy vignettes, and dream-like scenes. This iconic camera clan will definitely steal your heart with its plastic charm. Head to our Shop and see which Holga is for you!

written by jojothemonkeyy

16 comments

  1. dearjme

    dearjme

    So adorable!

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  2. mintandcoke

    mintandcoke

    I loved it! Pretty cute patterns and the idea is awesome! So bad my Holga is a 135BC so the template won't fit... But it looks super, anyway!

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  3. elephantl0ve

    elephantl0ve

    Looks great! Do you have one for a fisheye camera?
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  4. elephantl0ve

    elephantl0ve

    Looks great! Do you have one for a fisheye camera?
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  5. jojothemonkeyy

    jojothemonkeyy

    nope im sorry I dont! @elephantl0ve
    dont have a fisheye camera....yet :D
    Thank you @mintandcoke @dearjme!

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  6. iamdnierod

    iamdnierod

    cute~!

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  7. golden_the_ponyboy

    golden_the_ponyboy

    this is awesome!! so cute! jojo, can you send me the tempaltes? would be great!
    over 2 years ago · report as spam
  8. mingky

    Actually, the Recesky is now available in multiple colours but his is just paint sprayed over the frontplace (which clogs up the screws a bit :( ). I like this idea with the prints.
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  9. iurisantos

    iurisantos

    NIce work! It gives a nice spin to a TLR camera! Can u send me the templates for the Recesky TLR? Thanks!
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  10. jojothemonkeyy

    jojothemonkeyy

    @golden_the_ponyboy hello! sorry for the late reply PM me your email and I'll send it over (:
    @iurisantos sure thing. PM me your email (:

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  11. pravinsai

    pravinsai

    heey,really love the design.. can you please send me those templates too? thank you! my email, pravin_sean@hotmail.com. =)
    over 2 years ago · report as spam
  12. Michelle Soo

    can i have the template? mixch_s@yahoo.com It so adorable!!
    about 2 years ago · report as spam
  13. Michelle Soo

    can i have the template? mixch_s@yahoo.com It so adorable!!
    about 2 years ago · report as spam
  14. kafrankie

    awesome!!!! Can you send me the templates? thanhhuong251@gmail.com... btw, thanks so much :)
    almost 2 years ago · report as spam
  15. jojothemonkeyy

    jojothemonkeyy

    Hi everyone!
    I couldn't find a way to edit the article so I'm gonna post the link to the templates here!
    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dsc5e9wghdl9cft/NWXddLMu49
    Its a dropbox folder so download away!! (:

    over 1 year ago · report as spam
  16. sehrgut

    Thanks for posting them!
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